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Jan 19, 2013 8:00am EST
political strength of the nra. there was a lot of discussion about whether the president would follow up the speech, the moving speech at the memorial with some kind of executive and legislative component and so i guess my first question to you is how -- what were you anticipating you would see from the president? was this more or less than you thought you would get out of him? >> well, i was glad to see the executive orders. we needed to do something and congress hasn't been exactly the best at acting in the last session, so i'm hopeful we can deal with bigger, broader issues when we actually get to some legislation but i'm glad the president took the initiative and really took the lead. >> that leadership effort is critical. if we can continue that kind of relationship you get the president, the executive branch saying this has got to occur, this is what needs to occur, lay out a format giving congress then a renewed opportunity to pass reform legislation that is going to make a difference in the lives of all of our constituents. >> i felt very proud of the president and now the con
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
it won't work in the future and one of the big chamgs you have the nra talking about how the salt weapon's ban and high-capacity clips didn't work and we've had studies that show when we have this assault weapons' ban the number of guns that were covered from criminals -- that have assault weapon features were declining. it took a little while because they grandfathered a lot of munitions in. but it actually was effective. so i think the challenge here as there's a lot of misinformation in this debate and that's why this is a strong lobby but it won't be effective in the future and as the president says, we can save one child from something happening here we should take it. >> i had -- i'm sorry, let me share this. i spoke to the u.s. conference of mayors about this yez. an older mayor in ticks came up to me and said, our family had a browning. and that browning could hold five shots. and under the texas law that existed when i was growing up, two of those had to be sealed. so it could only carry three. that's how far we've come. from that -- >> how far we've come. >> to magazines
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